Category Archives for Strategy

Disrupt yourself before someone does it to you

It sounds trite to say disruption is happening everywhere. But it is. Much, much faster than many people realise. Want proof? Here is one of my favourite statistics I’ve read lately. The time it took for the telephone to reach 100 million users – 75 years. The time it took the World Wide Web to […]

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Project versus product

I’ve talked a bit recently about project management and project managers and some problems in this area. More specifically: Traditional project managers don’t care for the long-term interests of the team Traditional project management isn’t interested in the long-term benefits of the project after it has been delivered. So what’s the solution? I think we need […]

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Theory of constraints in Agile

A concept from Management Theory called “theory of constraints” has become popular in Agile and Lean circles. The theory is quite simple. This article will explain the theory of constraints in Agile, in a micro and macro context. In any given system, there will be one component that is the constraint or bottleneck for the […]

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